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SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY BOARD REPORT and ACCOUNTS for the period ended 1st April to 31 December 1971 .....

HMSO (London 1972)
26pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British parliamentary paper. HC 316. Neat library/date mark. A very clean copy.
Reference: 171937


£7.00  

REPORT OF THE INQUIRY ...INTO THE EVIDENCE GIVEN BY THE POLICE AT THE TRIAL OF STINIE MORRISON

Houses of Parliament (London 1911)
15pp. Folio.Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cd 5627. Library mark on title page. A clean copy.
Reference: 171017


£15.00  
MINISTRY OF LABOUR
LEAGUE of NATIONS INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE EIGHTEENTH SESSION to be held in June, 1934. REPLY of H.M. GOVERNMENT in the UNITED KINGDOM to the QUESTIONNAIRE on the subject of the REDUCTION of HOURS of WORK.

HMSO (London 1934)
12pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. Bound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmd.4584. League of Nations. A very clean copy.
Reference: 170462


£8.00  

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF TRADE TO INQUIRE INTO CERTAIN QUESTIONS AFFECTING THE MERCANTILE MARINE

Houses of Parliament (London 1903)
British Parliamentary Papers. Vol I. REPORT. Cd 1607. 13pp bound with. Vol II. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE. Cd1608. vii + 713pp,bound with Vol III. APPENDICES TO EVIDENCE, ANALYSIS OF EVIDENCE AND SUBJECT INDEX. Cd1609. 323pp. The committee examined the increasing proportion of foreigners in the British Merchant service. It also examined the conditions of the seamen and the prevalence of desertion and other offences against discipline. Very clean. Folio. Cloth binding.
Reference: 170371


£75.00  

COPY OF REPORT OF COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF HER MAJESTY'S TREASURY TO INQUIRE INTO THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH CERTAIN CELTIC ORNAMENTS FOUND IN IRELAND WERE RECENTLY OFFERED FOR SALE TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM

House of Commons (London 1899)
46pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC179. The report lists ornaments found at Limavady sold to the British Museum without the knowledge of the Royal Irish Academy. A clean copy.
Reference: 170149


£18.00  
COLONIAL OFFICE
CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO DISTURBANCES IN CEYLON

Houses of Parliament (London 1916)
56pp. Folio. Blue paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cd8167. Buddhists attack Mohammedans at Kandy A very clean copy.
Reference: 170020


£20.00  

REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE CORPORATION OF LONDON TOWER BRIDGE BILL

House of Commons (London 1885)
xiv + 632pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper HC228. together with separately printed INDEX. 98pp. The committee examined petitions against the bill for the proposed construction of Tower Bridge from 14 interested parties including the General Steam Navigation company, owners of quays and warehouses and traders of the Port of London. Covered queries re possible accidents, Bascule design, effects on wharves upstream of the bridge. A clean copy..
Reference: 169845


£120.00  

REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON RAILWAY COMPANIES

House of Commons (London 1870)
xvi + 325pp Folio. Rebound in card covers. Parliamentary Paper HC341. Investigation into railway accidents and law of compensation for accidents. Much on block system. A very clean copy.
Reference: 169726


£65.00  

REPORT FROM THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS AND THE HOUSE OF COMMONS ON THE CHANNEL TUNNEL.

House of Commons (London 1883)
574pp. Folio. Clean cloth binding. Folding plate. British Parliamentary Paper. HC248. bound with Index. 120pp. The committee concluded "it is not expedient that Parliamentary sanction be given to submarine communication between England and France". Further progress on the tunnel which had covered 2100 yards from the English end and 2009 yards from France was abandoned. Very clean.
Reference: 169535


£260.00  

REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON NAVIGATION LAWS; TOGETHER WITH THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE, APPENDIX, AND INDEX

House of Commons (London 1847)
FIRST REPORT. HC7. 173pp. bound with SECOND REPORT. 20pp bound with THIRD REPORT. 170pp bound with FOURTH REPORT. 200pp. Folio. together with a further volume, FIRST , SECOND AND THIRD REPORTS FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE POLICY AND OPERATION OF THE NAVIGATION LAWS. 1848. HC340. 1086pp. Attractive cloth bindings. No library marks. British Parliamentary Papers. Investigation of the ability of Britains merchant navy to handle the increased volumes of Foreign trade anticipated following the repeal of the corn laws. Very clean copies. . Very heavy volumes. Postage will be charged at cost.
Reference: 169551


£90.00  

REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT TOGETHER WITH THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE, MINUTES OF EVIDENCE AND APPENDIX

House of Commons (London 1873)
362pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. Parliamentary Paper HC348. . A clean copy t The committee recommended abolishing imprisonment for debt.
Reference: 169237


£45.00  
BOARD OF TRADE
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF TRADE TO MAKE ENQUIRIES WITH REFERENCE TO THE PARTICIPATION OF GREAT BRITAIN IN GREAT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

Houses of Parliament (London 1907)
65pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper Cd 3772 bound with "MINUTES OF EVIDENCE."! Cd 3773. 377pp. Manufacturers had become reluctant to exhibit at international exhibitions. Reasons cited included the growth of advertising, the decreasing value of awards, the cost & the dangers of having exhibits copied. Evidence was given by 56 witnesses including many representatives of manufacturing companies including Ambrose Heal, Walter Mappin (Mappin & Webb), Frank Bowden (Raleigh Cycle Co), August Bornemann (Ruston, Proctor & Co). Very fine copies.
Reference: 168670


£20.00  

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE IN LONDON ON THE FURTHER PROTECTION OF SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH CABLES. PROCES-VERBAUX AND ANNEXES

Houses of Parliament (London 1913)
37pp. Folio.Illus. British Parliamentary Paper Cd 7079. Neat library mark on cover.. Text in French.
Reference: 168395


£10.00  

REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE BLIND, THE DEAF AND DUMB, &c. OF THE UNITED KINGDOM

Houses of Parliament (London 1889)
British parliamentary Papers. Two folio volumes. Rebound in cards covers. . REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION. C5781. 128pp. bound with VOL II. APPENDIX TO THE REPORT. C5781-I. 391pp 9 pages of braille type systems together with Vol III. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE. C5781-II. vi + 876pp bound with Vol 4. ALPHABETICAL DIGESTS OF THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE. C5781. 180pp. Clean copies.
Reference: 168327


£90.00  

REPORT of the ROYAL COMMISSION on CROSS-RIVER TRAFFIC in LONDON.

HMSO (London 1926)
vi + 133pp. 8vo. Illust. Diagrams and Fold out maps. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmd.2772. Followng subsidence being discovered on one of the piers of Waterloo Bridge a Royal Commission was set up to examine London's cross-river problems. Problems affecting traffic, mainly resulting from an 85% increase in public transports between 1911 & 1925 were examined. The Commission reported on all London's bridges & tunnels. Waterloo Bridge was demolished & replaced in 1936Neat number mark. A very clean copy.
Reference: 167932


£40.00  

MINES. Year 1893. SUMMARIES of STATISTICS relaing to MINES and MINERALS obtained by HER MAJESTY'S INSPECTORS of MINES under the provisions of THE COAL MINES REGULATION ACT 1887; .....

HMSO (London 1894)
32pp. Folio. Tinted Maps. Paper wrappers. Bound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. C.7328. With List of NAMED Inspectors with addresses. Neat library stamp. A very clean copy.
Reference: 167906


£10.00  

REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE ON VAGRANCY

Houses of Parliament (London 1906)
Volume I. vi + 123pp. Folio. Clean cloth library binding. . British Parliamentary Paper.Cd2852, together with Volume II. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE. iii + 503pp, together with Vol III. APPENDIX. vii + 208pp. 2 folding maps, plan & tables. "Thirty years ago an observer complained that for vagrants "who will not have households of their own, who have but one object in all their wicked and perverse lives - to exist without work at the expense of their industrious neighbours - we are all taxed to provide board and lodging". " The committee considered that the army of vagrants has increased in numbers of late years. "The present system neither deters the vagrant nor affords any means of reclaiming him", and the committee unaminously thought reform necessary. Very clean copies.
Reference: 167014


£35.00  

ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE PRESS 1961-1962

HMSO (London 1962)
238pp. 8vo. Library binding with a few library marks. Parliamentary Paper Cmnd 1811.
Reference: 164150


£10.00  
Board of Trade
NUMBER and NAMES of REGISTERED STEAM VESSELS in the UNITED KINGDOM, on the 1st January 1870.

House of Commons (London 1870)
94pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Bound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 339. A very clean copy. Return of the whole of the Registered Steam Vessels of the United Kingdom on 1st January 1870; distinguishing Vessels built of iron, and also Vessels having Screw Propellers. Two thousand, nine hundred and fifty-five (2,955) individual vessels named with official number, port and date of Registry, registered owner, dimensions (length, breadth and depth of hold), tonnage, horse power and whether iron and screw. Includes Ireland/Irish owned vessels. With alphabetical Index.
Reference: 165887


£15.00  
ELLIS. Albert F
OCEAN ISLAND AND NAURU: THEIR STORY

Angus & Robertson (Sydney 1936)
xvi + 319pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Folding map. Illus. A very clean copy in a slightly worn d.j. Presentation copy signed by author.
Reference: 163676


£45.00